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Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes, PLC is Michigan's township law professional. We're dedicated to helping you stay up to date with the legal news that impacts your municipality.

Township Law E-Letters

Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes, PLC is Michigan's township law professional. We're dedicated to helping you stay up to date with the legal news that impacts your municipality.

Assessing Reform Under New Michigan Law -- PA 660 of 2018

March 2019 | Township Law E-Letters

For years, the State Tax Commission (STC) used a “14-point review” evaluation process to enforce statutes, administrative rules,... Read More ›

New and Improved Paid Medical Leave: Rules to Live and Work By

February 2019 | Township Law E-Letters

Michigan’s Paid Medical Leave Act (the “PMLA”) establishes eligible employees’ rights to accrue and use paid leave f... Read More ›

Goodbye “Emily!”: A Review of 2018 Lame Duck Laws Affecting Townships

January 2019 | Township Law E-Letters

As 2018 came to a close, the Legislature rapidly passed a number of new laws, many of which impacted Michigan’s many townships.  ... Read More ›

Township Law Q&A

Each month we tackle questions from township officials regarding legal topics that impact your municipality.

Can a county commissioner from a charter township also hold a seat on an ordinance writing committee for general law townships?

March 2019 | Township Law Q&A

You have asked whether a county commissioner from a charter township may also hold a seat on an ordinance writing committee for general law ... Read More ›

Does a township have to pass a millage to help assist a county road commission?

February 2019 | Township Law Q&A

No. There is no statutory obligation for a township to adopt a millage to assist a county road commission in construction, maintenance, or i... Read More ›

The township has an individual that serves on the Planning Commission and on the Zoning Board of Appeals. Can the individual vote on both boards on the same issue?

January 2019 | Township Law Q&A

The Township has an individual that serves on the Planning Commission and on the Zoning Board of Appeals. When a project comes before both, ... Read More ›

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